Island of Hope - Island of Tears
From 1892-1954, Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European
immigrants. Fascinating archival footage tells the moving story of families with dreams of opportunity, leaving their homes with what they could carry.
CINE - Golden Eagle Award 1990
Columbus International Film and Video Festival - Chris Award 1990
Earthwatch Institute Film Award - 1991
National Educational Film & Video Festival - Bronze Apple 1991
November 27, 2008 Subject:
A Wonderful Film!
Couldn't stand seeing this absolute gem sitting without a review. This is one not to miss! Narration and soundtrack, camerawork, all first rate. This is a film that belongs in all American history and civics classes. Deeply moving.